Tender Buttons: Objects

Tender Buttons: Objects

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Tender Buttons: Objects by Gertrude Stein, Lisa Congdon

First published in 1914, Gertrude Stein's revolutionary poetic work Tender Buttons is a must-read for every serious lover of literature. Delighting in the rhythm of words, its first section, "Objects," runs playful linguistic circles around teacups, ribbons, umbrellas, and other quotidian artifacts. Presented here in an exquisite small package, this new edition of "Objects" pairs Stein's avant-garde verse with colorful contemporary illustrations by indie art star Lisa Congdon, who illuminates and interrogates the classic Cubist text with visuals as capricious as Stein's own prose. A celebration of independent thinking old and new, this captivating marriage of image and text is a treasure of arts and letters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452112091
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 03/26/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Gertrude Stein, American writer, poet, and art collector, was a defining figure of Modernism in Paris.

Lisa Congdon is a mixed media artist and illustrator based in San Francisco.

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